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All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

Published 10/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave have [more…]

Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off…

Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off…

Published 17/05/2018

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols [more…]

Flashes of past paradise as Philippines’ Boracay empties for makeover

Flashes of past paradise as Philippines’ Boracay empties for makeover

Published 27/04/2018

BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - Volunteers combed near-empty beaches and workers boarded up shops on the island of Boracay on Thursday, as the Philippines’ top tourist [more…]

Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Wa

Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Wa

Published 04/02/2018

Hollywood directors named Guillermo del Toro the best film director of 2017 for "The Shape of Water" on Saturday, placing the Mexican filmmaker and the film in a strong position for the movie world’s top honors, the Oscars, in March. [more…]

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Published 11/01/2018

A cross-section of a thick sheet of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view of Mars [more…]

Singapore researchers’ underwater robot inspired by manta ray

Singapore researchers’ underwater robot inspired by manta ray

Published 04/12/2017

NUS Department of Mechanical Engineering researcher Chew Chee Meng showcases their aquatic robot manta ray "Mantadroid" at their faculty premises in Singapore November 27, 2017. [more…]

Scientists solve the mystery of America’s scuba-diving fly

Scientists solve the mystery of America’s scuba-diving fly

Published 20/11/2017

An alkali fly creates a protective bubble in order to dive in Mono Lake, California, U.S. in this June 2017 photo released on November 20, [more…]

Nestle CEO praised by Third Point but hedge fund still wants more

Nestle CEO praised by Third Point but hedge fund still wants more

Published 20/10/2017

Bayliss [more…]

Death toll from worst Vietnam floods in years rises to 54

Death toll from worst Vietnam floods in years rises to 54

Published 13/10/2017

At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday. [more…]

Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

Swiss flushing away millions in gold and silver every year

Published 12/10/2017

While London's sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland's waste system is flecked with silver and gold. [more…]